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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ898-131700-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A WEAK LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS TO THE S
OF THE REGION. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE E AND NE ACROSS THE REGION
SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE A STATIONARY BOUNDARY SETTLES OVER THE
FAR NRN WATERS THEN RETREATS N AS A WARM FRONT. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL STALL AS IT REACHES THE NW PORTION SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT MON AS HIGH PRES BUILDS INTO THE SE
PORTION AND LOW PRES PASSES WELL TO THE NW OF THE WATERS. ANOTHER
WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS MON NIGHT INTO TUE.
LOW PRES AND ITS ATTENDANT STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE
WATERS LATE TUE THROUGH WED.

$$

PZZ800-131700-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN EARLY...THEN SHOWERS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10
TO 12 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ900-131700-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ805-131700-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. RAIN DEVELOPING WITH PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT. RAIN AND PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. RAIN AND PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ905-131700-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 14 TO
16 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW LATE. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT...THEN W TO NW 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ810-131700-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
RAIN DEVELOPING WITH PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14
FT. RAIN AND PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ910-131700-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY...THEN AREAS OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ815-131700-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT. RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9
FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ915-131700-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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